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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3379–3381

Measuring diffusion coefficients independently of boundary conditions

Kyle M. Douglass and Aristide Dogariu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 21, pp. 3379-3381 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.003379


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Abstract

Based on optical-path-length spectroscopy, we present a method for determining optical diffusion coefficients that does not require a priori knowledge about the physical properties of inherent interfaces. Comparisons are made with both standard theoretical estimates for bulk diffusion and with traditional approaches relying on surface corrections.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: August 4, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 22, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 29, 2009
Published: October 28, 2009

Virtual Issues
Vol. 4, Iss. 13 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Kyle M. Douglass and Aristide Dogariu, "Measuring diffusion coefficients independently of boundary conditions," Opt. Lett. 34, 3379-3381 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-21-3379


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